Archive for 2005

Rainy Day Colors

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

November in Maryland this year varies from clear, brilliantly colored days to dreary cold and grey ones. Today, for example, it’s raining steadily and the temperature hovers in the high forties and low fifties. It feels colder. And I’m indoors! Right now, I’m working on a necklace for my latest additional line of lower priced […]

upcoming demo event

Monday, November 7th, 2005

It’s set. On 26 November 2005, I will be giving a demonstration of some of my bead weaving techniques. Come see me at The Calico Cat Crafts Gallery in Woodlawn MD starting at 10:00 AM. I will also have my one of a kind handmade jewelry on hand for sale. I am very excited about […]

Beadweaving Demo in November

Sunday, October 30th, 2005

Coming up on 26 November 2005, I will be giving a demonstration of several beadweaving techniques at Calico Cat Crafts Gallery on Woodlawn Avenue in the Baltimore MD area. My plan is to have several examples at the ready and visitors can ask about the techniques as I demostrate my skills. I will also have […]

New Peyote Necklaces Page

Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

Now that my computer is back online, I’ve been able to update my website. My latest additions include a new page for Peyote stitch necklaces and two new necklaces for this category. Come see them at Handmade Beaded Necklaces – Peyote Stitch. There are three necklaces there, each completely unique and different from the other. […]

Up the Computer

Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

Late this past August I bought some new memory for my computer. Easy to install, you just pop it in, star up the computer and… nothing. H’m, that can’t be right. And it wasn’t. After too many attempts to get help from Dell and Crucial I ended up consulting with a friend who is very […]

Art to Aid Hurricane Recovery

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Now that I once more have a working computer and access to my files, I can post the latest news and mental meanderings. To begin, I have decided to donate ten percent of my sales to “Habitat for Humanity” and “America’s Second Harvest” to aid in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina’s devestation. The only items […]

Jewelry Designer’s Challenge

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

I invite all my readers to take a look at the amazing work entered for the designer’s challenge envisioned and produced by Sandra Miller. I managed to finish and enter my own work (I can’t yet divulge which entry it is though). As did 57 other wonderful artists of the International Jewelry Designer’s Guild. Come […]

First Light!

Saturday, July 9th, 2005

Here it is, the first running of my weblog. This blog is dedicated to the art and care of my handmade beaded jewelry. I will be posting various announcements, useful information, and other random thoughts. I welcome visitors, comments and questions. Please note that this is an ongoing work in progress. The blog isn’t perfect […]

Orange Challenge

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

One of the projects I am now working on is a challenge that includes creating in a color usually ignored: orange. While not my favorite color (that would be red), orange is a very unfairly ignored color. some of the richest colors in nature are in the orange family. I bet you will notice them […]

Hello world!

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

Welcome to The Lair of the Silver Dragon. This is my first post as I learn to navigate the catacomb of weblog creation and maintenance.